CIBA Seeks Acuvue Ban In Lens Patent Spat With J&J

Law360, New York (October 15, 2009, 2:26 PM EDT) -- CIBA Vision Corp. has asked for a permanent injunction barring rival Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. from selling its Acuvue Oasys With Hydraclear Plus silicone hydrogel contact lenses, on the heels of a bench trial ruling that confirmed the enforceability of CIBA's extended-wear contact lens patents.

CIBA filed its motion for the permanent injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Wednesday, saying the request meets the traditional four-factor test for an injunction.

A day earlier, the companies filed opposing...
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